'Name Hire' INSTRUCTIONS TO WORKERS BOUND FOR CANADA

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        INSTRUCTIONS TO WORKERS BOUND FOR CANADA
1.   Caregivers and other Filipino workers hired under the name hire system bound
     for B.C., Alberta, Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada without verified
     employment contracts are required to ask their employers to have their
     employment contracts verified by the Philippine Consulate General (Labour
     Office) and authenticated by the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver,
     Canada at the following address/contact numbers:

     ATTY. BERNARDINO B. JULVE
     Consular Officer-in-Charge of Labour
     Philippine Consulate General
     (Labour Office) Vancouver
     410 - 675 W. Hastings Street
     Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6B 1N2
     Tel. No.: 604-682 5770
     Fax.: No.: 604-692-0887
     E-mail address: vancouverpolo@yahoo.ca

     Those bound for the Central and Eastern Provinces should contact the PCG
     (Labour Office) in Toronto.

2.   The employer has to conform by his/her signature to the attached addendum to
     the employment contract which shall be an additional page to the employment
     contract.

3.   The employer shall send to the PCG (Labour Office), (3) copies of the signed
     addendum, (3) copies of the contract and (3) copies of the Labour Market
     Opinion (LMO) for each worker for verification and authentication by the
     Philippine Consulate General enclosing a pre-paid return Xpresspost envelope.
     The PCG (Labour Office) requires the original signature of the employer on the
     documents for verification.

     Most members verified/authenticated their corporate entity this past winter for
     this season’s workers, therefore the company registration is valid for a period of
     four (4) years from date of issuance. Within that period, registered employers
     need only to submit the LMO, employment contract with the Addendum for
     subsequent recruitment.

     If this is your first time as an employer, you will need to also have your corporate
     identity verified and authenticated, whereby the employer shall send in (3) photo
     copies of his/hers I.D. (i.e. driver’s license, citizenship card, passport etc.) and (3)
     copies of the business/commercial registration (i.e. business license, certificate
     of incorporation, etc.).
4.    Payments in money order or bank certified cheque (demand draft) per contract
      are as follows:

      a. Verification fee of US $10.00 or equivalent in local currency payable to the
         Philippine Overseas Labour Office.
      b. Authentication fee of CAN $28.75 payable to the Philippine Consulate
         General.

      If this is your first time as an employer, payments in money order of bank certified
      cheque (demand draft) per corporate entity are as follows:

      a. Verification fee of US $10.00 or equivalent in local currency payable to the
         Philippine Overseas Labour Office.
      b. Authentication fee of CAN $28.75 payable to the Philippine Consulate
         General.

      Members may include all the fees for the total contracts and company entities on
      a single payment for each office (i.e. a total of (2) money orders or certified
      cheques in Canadian Funds for the ‘Philippine Overseas Labour Office’ and
      ‘Philippine Consulate General’. Members can include payment for the CAN
      dollar equivalent for the US $10.00 verification fee calculated on the applicable
      exchange rate for that day.


5.    The Philippine Consulate General sends back the verified and authenticated
      documents to the employer in the return envelope provided, who shall in turn
      send the documents over to the prospective worker for submission to the
      Canadian Embassy (if no visa issued yet) or the POEA (if visa has been issued)
      for processing and participation in the mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation
      Seminar (PDOS) and issuance of the overseas employment certificate (OEC) or
      exit clearance.

      The PCG (Labour Office) has verbally agreed again to assist the members of the
      Alberta Beekeepers Commission, whereby all verified/authenticated workers will
      have their approval sent ‘electronically’ to the POEA in the Philippines.
      Therefore, as with this past season, you will not have to send the approved
      documents to your worker in the Philippines that you received back from the
      PCG (Labour Office) – Vancouver.

6.    The PCG (Labour Office) has requested that all employers provide notification of
      their workers arrival in Canada next year (2010). Please fax the PCG (Labour
      Office) at 1-604-692-0887 with you company name, the worker’s names and their
      date of arrival in Canada.

** Note - Non-compliance of the above-mentioned requirements and/or non-payment of
       the correct fees will result in the return of the documents without action. **